• Financial Services Compliance Specialist

    Location AU-NSW-Sydney
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/8/2018 2:11 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Web Services Australia Pty Ltd
    Position Category
    Business & Merchant Development
  • Job Description

    The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Worldwide Financial Services team is looking for an experienced Compliance Specialist to join our fast-paced team and help drive AWS adoption in the Financial Services industry. As a Financial Services Compliance Specialist, you will have the opportunity to be part of a team focused on increasing technology adoption of cloud computing by engaging with executives and influencers at all levels. You will work closely with teams across AWS to build relationships with financial institutions, from FinTech startups to the largest global financial entities in the world.

    The FS Compliance Specialist is responsible for working with financial organizations to redefine their technology risk & compliance frameworks using cloud native technologies.
    Strategically, the FS Compliance Specialist will work with some of the regions largest financial institutions to identify a structured approach to dealing with multiple global technology regulations for the migration of material business applications to the cloud.

    The FS Compliance Specialist will work with a team of Solution Architects, Security Architects and Public Policy to help customers leverage innovative services and features of the AWS platform to automate compliance and demonstrate strong governance to regulatory requirements.

    In depth knowledge of regional (APRA / RBNZ) technology risk management guidelines, outsourcing guidelines (CPS231, CPG234, etc) required and the ability to drive change to streamline traditional approaches to demonstrating technology risk and compliance.

    Through their understanding of our Financial Services customers, industry rules, regulations, requirements and governance best practices, Compliance Specialists help customers build solutions for addressing the regulatory compliance requirements of our worldwide customer base.

    Basic Qualifications

    • An understanding of the Financial Services regulatory compliance landscape, technology risk management and the systems that customers use to demonstrate compliance.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including leading large workshops and executive presentations
    • Seven or more years of experience in complex IT environments
    • Five or more years of experience in a financial services information security, risk or compliance role.
    • A solid understanding of the cloud computing business model
    • Experience working for a relevant function within a regulated environment
    • Relevant technical certifications in IT, cloud or security
    • Located in Sydney
    • Up to 25-50% travel required

    Preferred Qualifications

    • A Bachelors degree
    • A background working in a regulated financial industry such as banking, insurance or capital markets
    • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services, especially the AWS compliance services and a deep understanding of the shared responsibility model
    • Experience working with regulators, regulatory submissions and experience preparing due-diligence packs for presentation to regulators and senior management on risk management for emerging technologies
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
    • Demonstrated effectiveness working across multiple business units to achieve results
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